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Problems with my new plasma samsung 50 inch

jayboek
11-28-2007, 02:56 AM
I've only had this tv for 5 days and now 2-nite I notices two faint lines running down my screen like when your watching a station which does not have hd and the screen gets smaller and it is portaied by a black box around it. I do not know if its burn already or what?

nmlobo
11-28-2007, 04:48 AM
I've only had this tv for 5 days and now 2-nite I notices two faint lines running down my screen like when your watching a station which does not have hd and the screen gets smaller and it is portaied by a black box around it. I do not know if its burn already or what?
It could be IR. If it is, it should go away after a bit of full screen viewing.

jayboek
11-28-2007, 09:05 AM
whats IR?
Its basically like 2 faint lines that are not of any color.
But they are still visible. You really probably would not notice them if you didnot know they were there.
Its basically where they 4:3 format on hdtv channels forms a box around to make the screen smaller. Then on the inside boarder is the 2 faint lines.

nmlobo
11-28-2007, 03:21 PM
whats IR?
Its basically like 2 faint lines that are not of any color.
But they are still visible. You really probably would not notice them if you didnot know they were there.
Its basically where they 4:3 format on hdtv channels forms a box around to make the screen smaller. Then on the inside boarder is the 2 faint lines.IR=Image retention. This is normally a temporary condition which should clear.

jayboek
12-02-2007, 09:41 PM
This tv is really ticking me off. I cannot get rid of the 2 faint white lines...which does not bother me. But 2 nite I was watching NFL Network in HD and now I can see the nfl network words which run up and down a little bit on my tv. I love the plasma picture..but I'm thinking of going to the LCD. Worrying about how much you watch the tv...what channels you cannot watch....how long to keep a cretain channel on....is really frustrating and I do not think its really worth it. How much difference is the lCD picture from the Plasma anyways? I even ran the burn feature for scrolling and it still did not work. I will have to pay 600.00 more dollars to get a a 46' LCD compared to my 50' plasma. But I do have a 3 year warranty on it.